Illinois House enacts tax hike over governor's veto
FILE PHOTO: Illinois Gov-elect Bruce Rauner speaks to the media after a meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama and other Governor-elects from seven U.S. states at the White House in Washington December 5, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing/File Photo

The Illinois House of Representatives on Thursday mustered just enough votes to override the governor's veto of a fiscal 2018 revenue bill that includes a $5 billion income tax increase.


The 71-42 vote by the chamber enacts the bill into law over Republican Governor Bruce Rauner's objection.

(Reporting by Karen Pierog; Editing by Matthew Lewis)